Goodwill giving

FLINT TWP. — Goodwill Industries of Mid-Michigan recently reported that thanks to the generosity of donors a the Flint Township and Burton stores, the Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention campaign in a $276 donation to Whaley’s Children Center. The paper pinwheels were sold for $1 each and also used as a symbol to spread the word about preventing child abuse […]

Sports Shorts

Detroit Lions annual youth football camp GRAND BLANC – The Detroit Lions Football Education Division will host its annual Fundamentals Camp at Grand Blanc High June 15-18. Camp runs 8:30 a.m.-noon and costs $169 per attendee. Camp is open to boys and girls ages 6-14 who will be put through non-contact, fundamental football instruction with emphasis on player health and […]

Homewood Village senior living community gets new name

FLINT TWP. — Homewood Village Genesee Valley, 4444 W. Court Street, will celebrate its new name with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tours, from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, according to a press release. Its new name — Brookdale Genesee Valley — will reflect its connection to the Brookdale senior living family and the large network of services it provides […]


Downtown Fenton welcomes families for Scavenger Hunt on June 13

FENTON — Have fun and Be Closer with family and friends at the Fenton Momentum Family Fun Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Fenton, June 13, 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Rain or Shine. Pick up your entry card at Info Booth near City Hall and search for answers to clues at each participating business, fill in all the blanks and get your card […]


THURSDAY, JUNE 18 A day of golf, food and fun is planned at the eighth annual Amy Simon Memorial Golf Scramble and Silent Auction on June 18 at the CAPTAIN’S CLUB OF WOODFIELD in Grand Blanc. The outing supports Make-AWish Michigan in memory of Amy, who died of cancer at age 13. Golfers will receive range balls, a continental breakfast, […]

Commercial visionaries

FLINT TWP. — Treasure Enterprise has a vision to reinvigorate commercial development here and elsewhere. Over the past three years or so, this Michigan LLC has purchased at least 20 commercial buildings, probably more than any other investment group in Genesee County, said Larry Holley, CEO. Several are in Flint Township including vacant ones that required renovation. A driving vision […]


Sometimes things are absolutely worth the wait. The sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro “offers higher levels of performance, technology and refinement and is designed to maintain the sporty car segment leadership earned over the past five years,” said GM spokesman Monte Doran. The Gen Six Camaro provides a faster, more nimble driving experience, enabled by an all-new, lighter architecture and a broader […]

General Motors and Consumers Energy offer support to Genesee County Habitat for Humanity

GENESEE COUNTY – General Motors and Consumers Energy employees will take part Friday offering construction assistance at a Habitat for Humanity build site in Genesee County. The build will take place at 9053 North Center Road in Clio Michigan. This project will provide a 1200 square-foot home on spacious property to a deserving homeowner. The generosity of our community partners […]

Flint Firebirds to Host National Anthem Singer Tryouts on June 23rd

Auditions held from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Perani Arena & Event Center

Flint, Mich – The Flint Firebirds are looking for talented individual singers and groups to perform the American and Canadian National Anthems at home games throughout the upcoming 2015-16 season.  The Firebirds will be hosting auditions at the Perani Arena and Event Center from 6-8 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday, June 23. The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) Club is interested in finding […]

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